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May 20, 2020 - Live 5 News

USA: Complaint filed against MUSC about use of animals

USA: Complaint filed against MUSC about use of animals
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A complaint has been filed with the United States Department of Agriculture asking them to investigate the use of live animals for training at the Medical University of South Carolina. The complaint states MUSC’s practices go against the Animal Welfare Act.

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is the group that filed the official complaint against MUSC stating there are other methods that can be used instead of animals.

Through a Freedom of Information request, the group found out MUSC was using up to 200 pigs every three years in two ways. One of which is to train their residents to do surgery procedures and the other is to use for trainees, with unanesthetized pigs to learn how to control the animals.

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